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Dubbo sale 16 Nov 2017: Prices ease in 3550 head yarding

Guest Author, 16 November 2017

Most categories sold to easier rates in a yarding of 3550 head, down by 250 on the previous week. It was only a fair quality yarding with limited numbers of prime cattle throughout the yarding.

Dubbo sale 9 Nov 2017: Young cattle numbers up in bigger yarding

Guest Author, 10 November 2017

Most grades were represented with good numbers of young cattle to suit the feeders backgrounders and restockers along with a good selection of cows. There were not the numbers of well finished grown steers compared to the previous sale and there were a few consignments of plainer cattle in from the far west with loads coming in from Broken Hill, Bourke, Condobolin along with the normal local cattle. Not all the regular buyers were operating with the absence of a couple of feeder orders.

Dubbo sale 2 Nov 2017: Bullocks highlight of quality yarding

Guest Author, 02 November 2017

The outstanding display of large numbers of bullocks in prime condition was the highlight in mostly good quality yarding.

Dubbo sale 26 Oct 2017: Southern processors add to market support

Beef Central, 27 October 2017

Young cattle to the trade were 6c to 10c dearer with most of the support coming from Southern processors and central tablelands processors.

Dubbo sale 19 Oct 2017: Forecast rain limits yarding

Guest Author, 20 October 2017

Almost all of the steer vealers in the yarding were purchased by the restockers. Prime steer yearlings sold from 265c to 300c with the medium weights weighing between 330kg and 400kg averaging 291c while the few prime heifer yearlings sold from 255c to 304c/kg.

Dubbo sale 12 Oct 2017: Renewed restocker demand lifts market

Guest Author, 13 October 2017

With around 25mm of local rain last weekend and substantially better falls further afield restocker interest has shown a dramatic increase. Young restocker cattle were considerably dearer with young steers selling from 284c to 470c/kg.

Dubbo sale 5 Oct 2017: Rain attracts solid buyer support

Guest Author, 06 October 2017

Around 50mm of rain in northern NSW and Queensland created a strong market in all sections with solid support from a full field of buyers.

Dubbo sale 21 Sep 2017: Southern restockers provide support

Guest Author, 22 September 2017

It was a mixed yarding with some good lines of young cattle to suit the feeders and trade buyers along with some well finished bullocks and cows with once again the bulk of the prime cattle coming off crops or have had access to grain.

Dubbo sale 14 Sep 2017: All categories lose ground

Guest Author, 15 September 2017

As the dry weather continues cattle keep pouring in with numbers lifting by 840 compared to the previous sale for a yarding of 6375.

Dubbo sale 7 Sep 2017: Numbers roll in with dry weather

Guest Author, 08 September 2017

Not all the regular buyers were present in a mostly cheaper market.